A couple of rants about Launchpad

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Wed Mar 11 00:35:34 UTC 2009

Olá Colin e a todos.

On Monday 09 March 2009 16:48:17 Colin Watson wrote:
> > Now that means if I have a hundred desktops to look after, I am going
> > to have to go round to each one, login and then start the upgrade
> > process. Even if the upgrade process is flawless, this means any huge
> > rollout will be a major pain in the neck to maintain.
> Note that update-manager has a command-line frontend, which can be used
> for server upgrades but it should work fine on desktops too.

$ do-release-upgrade --help
Usage: do-release-upgrade [options]

  -h, --help            show this help message and exit
  -d, --devel-release   Check if upgrading to the latest devel release is
  -p, --proposed        Try upgrading to the latest release using the upgrader
                        from $distro-proposed
  -m MODE, --mode=MODE  Run in a special upgrade mode. Currently 'desktop' for
                        regular upgrades of a desktop system and 'server' for
                        server systems are supported.
  -f FRONTEND, --frontend=FRONTEND
                        Run the specified frontend

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